Stellate is a related term of constellate.
As an adjective stellate
is shaped like a star, having points, or rays radiating from a center.
As a verb constellate is
to combine as a cluster.
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Shaped like a star, having points, or rays radiating from a center.
- stellate flowers
To combine as a cluster.
To fit, adorn (as if) with constellations.
To (form a) cluster.
* 2013 , (Hilary Mantel), ‘Royal Bodies’, London Review of Books , 35.IV:
To shine with united radiance, or one general light.
- It’s no surprise that so much fiction constellates around the subject of Henry and his wives.
- The several things which engage our affections shine forth and constellate in God.